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My name is Joseph Sgambati and I am a recent graduate from Syracuse University's School of Architecture. I just finished working in the School of Architecture’s reading room this summer while I completed a summer course.
For my thesis I designed a new office and studio headquarters for Alexander McQueen to test the ways in which fashion techniques can be exploited in architecture to reflect one's identity. Throughout the course of my education I have worked in many mediums both physically and digitally, and find my research and graphic presentation skills to be some of my strongest. I have also had experience with designing and constructing small scale installations the find ways to repurpose used materials.
I have a great interest in the intersection between architecture, fashion, and graphic design, all as ways to brand oneself and give tangibility to identity.
BOFFO, New York, NY, US, Intern
Assist with Construction and Maintenance of Pop-Up Shops and Exhibits
Assist with Functions and Events
Contribute to the Design of Projects and Writing of Proposals.
Speedpro Imaging Central NY, East Syracuse, NY, US, Production Assistant
Assisted in the printing and production of retail/brand graphics.
Assembled trade show displays and event signage.
Mounted, laminated, and cut corrugated plastic board signs.
Applied finishes to vinyl banners.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Library Assistant
Assisted in Research and Development of Collections
Designed Posters and Pamphlets for Library Events
Repaired Working Drawings
Scanned, Compiled, and Maintained Course Readers
Syracuse University, BArch, Architecture
Collaborated in Teams to Produce Models, Drawing Sets, Construct Installations
Produced Independent Designs for Fabric Screenprints
Studied Sewing Techniques to Create a Line of Repurposed Vinyl Bags
Architecture Student Organization Class Representative
Beaux Arts Ball Chair, Student Liaison Team Coordinator
AIAS Syracuse Chapter, Citizen Education Learning Community
Society of Multi-Cultural Architects and Designers
Writer for First Year University: A survival Guide Blog and Booklet Summer 2009
Strathmore by the Park Homes Tour: Home History Research Summer 2009
Make-A-Wish Foundation Summer 2006-2007
American Red Cross Disaster Prevention 2004-2005
Syracuse University Chancellor’s Scholarship
Syracuse University Citizenship Award for Community Service